Explore our new list of modern classic picture books in Te Reo. You might also like our lists Best Te Reo Māori titles for kids 2013; Children’s stories written in Te Reo Māori; Te Reo Māori books by Māori authors (for ages 10–13) and more.
Kia ora. We are celebrating Te Reo Māori and publishing kupu (words) every week.
Wehi nā! Oh my goodness!
Governor Grey sent land commissioner Henry Kemp to the South Island in 1848 to buy land for the new settlement. Sixteen Ngāi Tahu chiefs signed Kemp’s Deed in Akaroa on 12 June 1848, keeping land for settlements and reserves, including those places where they gathered food (mahinga kai).